Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018! 
We’re so excited to partner with the four URISA California Chapters and CGIA to present this one-of-a-kind geospatial super-event in Palm Springs, California. Use this site to design your agenda, review presentations in-depth, and network with your peers.

Start reviewing the comprehensive workshop and training opportunities, the keynote addresses, professional development and networking events, and the abundance of concurrent breakout sessions in several focused program tracks:
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Featured Speakers

avatar for Jack Dangermond

Jack Dangermond

avatar for Gregory Hanks

Gregory Hanks

US Census Bureau
Deputy Chief of Geography Division
avatar for Beckie Howell

Beckie Howell

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Director of GIS



Martin Alcala, Ph.D., GISP, CFM, EIT

City of Houston
Senior Staff Analyst
avatar for Carl Anderson, GISP

Carl Anderson, GISP

New Light Technologies
Senior Solutions Architect
avatar for Dan Arellano

Dan Arellano

Senior GIS Analyst
avatar for Greg Babinski, GISP

Greg Babinski, GISP

King County GIS Center
GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager
avatar for Charles 'cob' Bailey, GISS, AESA

Charles 'cob' Bailey, GISS, AESA

GA Forestry Commission
GIS Manager
avatar for Marshall Ballard, GISP

Marshall Ballard, GISP

Fehr & Peers
Transportation Informatics Architect
avatar for James Bates, GISP

James Bates, GISP

Louisville Water Company
Director of Infrastructure Planning and Records
avatar for Phil Beilin

Phil Beilin

City of Walnut Creek
GIS Coordinator
avatar for Stephen Berry, GISP

Stephen Berry, GISP

Clark County GIS
GIS Coordinator
avatar for Justine Blanford

Justine Blanford

Penn State University
Associate Professor
avatar for Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

California Department of Water Resources
Engineering Geologist
avatar for Eric Bohard, GISP

Eric Bohard, GISP

Clackamas County
Technology Services Manager
avatar for Dany Bouchard

Dany Bouchard

CartoVista inc.
Founder / CEO

Wayne Brewer

City of Raleigh
Senior Addressing Tech / President
avatar for Clare Brown, GISP

Clare Brown, GISP

IT Manager/Website Administrator

Jenna Bunag

Wonderful Orchards

Dan Call

City of Philadelphia, Streets Department
Lead GIS Analyst
avatar for Kathrine Cargo, GISP

Kathrine Cargo, GISP

Orleans Parish Communication District
GIS Analyst
avatar for Adam Carnow

Adam Carnow

Industry Specialist
avatar for Carrie Carsell, GISP

Carrie Carsell, GISP

Fehr & Peers
GIS Specialist
avatar for Kate Chaney

Kate Chaney

Clark Nexsen
Senior GIS Analyst
avatar for Wing Cheung, GISP

Wing Cheung, GISP

Palomar College
avatar for Donald Chinery, GISP

Donald Chinery, GISP

Los Angeles World Airports
Program Logistics Manager CALM

Thomas Conry

Retired GIS Manager
avatar for Dave Cook, GISP

Dave Cook, GISP

Principal Analytical Consultant
avatar for Tripp Corbin, MCP, GISP

Tripp Corbin, MCP, GISP

Business Development Manager – GIS & Aerial
avatar for Peter Croswell, GISP, PMP, CMS

Peter Croswell, GISP, PMP, CMS

Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants
avatar for Budge Currier

Budge Currier

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Assistant Director of Public Safety
avatar for Bradley Dean, CFM, CE

Bradley Dean, CFM, CE

Michael Baker International
Resilience Planning Lead
avatar for Drew Decker

Drew Decker

U.S. Geological Survey
California Geospatial Liaison
avatar for David DiBiase, GISP, CMS

David DiBiase, GISP, CMS

Director of Education, Industry Solutions
avatar for Trisha Brush GISP PMP DTM

Trisha Brush GISP PMP DTM

Planning and Development Services of Kenton County
Director of IT/GIS Administration
avatar for Keri Brennan, GISP ENP

Keri Brennan, GISP ENP

Benchmark Geospatial LLC
GIS Consultant and President
avatar for Ian Von Essen

Ian Von Essen

IVGIS Consulting
avatar for Erik Fintel

Erik Fintel

California State University, Chico
Sr. Project Analyst

Kelly Fisher

GIS Project Manager
avatar for Michael Flaxman

Michael Flaxman

Geodesign Technologies

Douglas Flewelling

University of Redlands
Professor of Geographic Information Science
avatar for Nick Franchino, GISP, AICP

Nick Franchino, GISP, AICP

Los Angeles County Dept. of Regional Planning
GIS Manager
avatar for Nicole Franklin

Nicole Franklin

King County Information Technology
Chief Equity Officer
avatar for Eric Frederick

Eric Frederick

Connected Nation
Vice President, Community Affairs
avatar for Xan Fredericks, GISP

Xan Fredericks, GISP

US Geological Survey
National Map Liaison
avatar for Brian Garcia

Brian Garcia

Senior District Sales Manager
avatar for Sophia Garcia

Sophia Garcia

Dolores Huerta Foundation
GIS Analyst
avatar for Benjamin Ghansah

Benjamin Ghansah

University of Miami
Ph.D Student
avatar for Diana Gijselaers

Diana Gijselaers

Motorola Solutions
System Engineer
avatar for Brianne Gilbert

Brianne Gilbert

Loyola Marymount University: StudyLA & Urban and Environmental Studies
Associate Director; Sr. Lecturer
avatar for Amber Wittner, MSc GIS

Amber Wittner, MSc GIS

US Geological Survey
GMEGSC GIS Coordinator & Geospatial Systems Architect
avatar for Lorri Peltz-Lewis, GISP, ASPRS GIS/LIS

Lorri Peltz-Lewis, GISP, ASPRS GIS/LIS

USDA Forest Service
Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Program Manager

Julie Goldsworth

University of Southern California
MS graduate
avatar for Mallory Graves

Mallory Graves

Alta Environmental
GIS Water Resources Associate II
avatar for Jason Greenstein

Jason Greenstein

University of San Diego
Student Technology Assistant
avatar for Jeff Griffin

Jeff Griffin

Macon-Bibb Government
GIS Manager
avatar for David Grolling, MPS

David Grolling, MPS

American Academy of Family Physicians
GIS Strategist
avatar for Robyn Gulliver

Robyn Gulliver

University of Queensland
PhD Candidate
avatar for L. Guphy Gustafson

L. Guphy Gustafson

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Research Program Specialist (GIS)
avatar for Drew Haney, GISP, sUAS

Drew Haney, GISP, sUAS

Burns and McDonnell Engineering, Inc.
Senior GIS Analyst
avatar for Bond Harper

Bond Harper

City of Beverly Hills
GIS Integrator
avatar for Alex Hepp

Alex Hepp

Cyclomedia Technology, Inc.
Director Assessment
avatar for Gina Herbst, GISP

Gina Herbst, GISP

County of San Luis Obispo
GIS Analyst
avatar for Tom Herman

Tom Herman

Geographic Alliance
avatar for Ashley Hitt, GISP

Ashley Hitt, GISP

Connected Nation
Vice President, GeoAnalytics
avatar for Bill Hodge, GISP

Bill Hodge, GISP

GIS Certification Institute
Executive Director
avatar for Kalvan Hone, GISP

Kalvan Hone, GISP

City of Henderson
Principal GIS Analyst

Alan Hoogasian

Town of Gilbert
avatar for Qian Huang

Qian Huang

University of Miami
Research Support Specialist
avatar for Deborah Huber, GISP

Deborah Huber, GISP

Clark Nexsen
GIS Analyst
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Data Transfer Solutions
avatar for Wansoo Im, PhD

Wansoo Im, PhD

Meharry Medical College
Associate Professor
avatar for Rodney Jackson, GISP

Rodney Jackson, GISP

GeoTech Center
avatar for Bruce Joffe, GISP

Bruce Joffe, GISP

Living the Good LIfe
Retired GIS Professional
avatar for Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones

CATALYST (PCI Geomatics)
VP Product and Marketing
avatar for Madeline Jones

Madeline Jones

New Light Technologies
Geophysicist & Data Scientist
avatar for Stefanie Kagone, GISP

Stefanie Kagone, GISP

ASRC Federal (contractor to USGS)
Research Scientist
avatar for Susan Kamei

Susan Kamei

Spatial Sciences Institute University of Southern California
Managing Director
avatar for Beth King

Beth King

Penn State
Assistant Professor
avatar for Robert Kirkman, GISP

Robert Kirkman, GISP

Planning Communities
avatar for Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Spatial Focus LLC
avatar for Christine Lam

Christine Lam

Los Angeles County
Principal GIS Analyst
avatar for Jeff Ledbetter, GISP, ENP

Jeff Ledbetter, GISP, ENP

DATAMARK, Michael Baker Intl.
Public Safety GIS Expert
avatar for Danbi Lee

Danbi Lee

GIS Analyst
avatar for Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

Compass Rose GIS
avatar for Sean Lehman, GISP, ENP

Sean Lehman, GISP, ENP

Geo-Comm, Inc
Project Manager
avatar for Chris LeSueur

Chris LeSueur

Product Manager
avatar for Dr. Laura Loyola

Dr. Laura Loyola

Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California
Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Spatial Sciences Institute
avatar for Regan Maas, Ph.D

Regan Maas, Ph.D

Center for Geospatial Science & Technology
Associate Professor; Associate Director
avatar for Beau MacDonald

Beau MacDonald

USC Spatial Sciences Institute
GIS Project Specialist
avatar for Isaiah Mack

Isaiah Mack

Eclipse Mapping and GIS
avatar for Lesley MacKenzie

Lesley MacKenzie

Consortech Solutions Inc.
GIS/FME Applications Specialist
avatar for Izak Maitin

Izak Maitin

City of Philadelphia, Department of Streets
Director of Information Technology
avatar for Rachel R. Marquez, GISP, PMP

Rachel R. Marquez, GISP, PMP

Los Angeles County Internal Services Department
Principal GIS Analyst/CAMS Coordinator
avatar for Michael Matela

Michael Matela

City of Philadelphia, Department of Streets
Information Technology Manager
avatar for John May, GISP

John May, GISP

ESciences Inc
Senior Scientist
avatar for Tim McMonagle

Tim McMonagle

U.S. Census Bureau
Supervisory Geographer
avatar for Caitlyn Meyer

Caitlyn Meyer

Project Manager
avatar for Kevin Mickey, GISP, CTT+

Kevin Mickey, GISP, CTT+

The Polis Center @ IUPUI
Director Professional Development and Geospatial Education
avatar for Michal Migurski

Michal Migurski

Open Source Geospatial Code and Data Person

Jeffrey Miller

Diablo Valley College
avatar for Imelda K. Moise

Imelda K. Moise

Miller School of Medicine/University of Miami
Asst. Professor
avatar for Rhoda Moise, Ph.D

Rhoda Moise, Ph.D

University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine
avatar for Eric Money

Eric Money

North Carolina State University
Associate Director of Educational Innovation
avatar for Steven Moore, Ph.D

Steven Moore, Ph.D

University of Redlands
Director of Spatial Studies
avatar for Douglas Morales, MPH

Douglas Morales, MPH

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health
Principal GIS Analyst
avatar for Abdulkader Murad, Ph.D

Abdulkader Murad, Ph.D

King Abdulaziz University
avatar for Daniel Ngoroi, CMS-RS, GISP

Daniel Ngoroi, CMS-RS, GISP

Woolpert, Inc.
Geospatial Phase Manager
avatar for Tim Nolan, GISP, CGCIO, LAVM


Collin County
Senior Applications Manager
avatar for John Nolte, GISP

John Nolte, GISP

Denver Water
GIS Manager
avatar for Katsuhiko Oda, Ph.D., GISP

Katsuhiko Oda, Ph.D., GISP

University of Southern California
Assistant Professor (Teaching)
avatar for Jeff Orton

Jeff Orton

Wonderful Citrus
Director of GIS
avatar for Carol Ostergren

Carol Ostergren

U.S. Geological Survey
avatar for Joel Osuna-Williams

Joel Osuna-Williams

The Center for Geospatial Science and Technology
Project Manager
avatar for Glenn O’Grady, GISP

Glenn O’Grady, GISP

Retired/URISA Past President
Policy Advisory Committee Chair
avatar for Riley Peake

Riley Peake

Learn ArcGIS Team Lead
avatar for Jeff Peters

Jeff Peters

avatar for Saikumar Pinnepalli, CP, GISP

Saikumar Pinnepalli, CP, GISP

IIC Technologies Inc.
Program Manager

Erika Provost, GISP, LSSGB

City of Henderson
Senior Utilities Business Analyst
avatar for Dave Pryor, PE

Dave Pryor, PE

Clark Nexsen, Inc.
Director of Waterfront Engineering
avatar for Clayton Putnam

Clayton Putnam

Public Works City of Shoreline
WW Utility Engineer
avatar for Michael Quant, M.Sc.

Michael Quant, M.Sc.

Los Angeles Metro
Software Engineer
avatar for Alyssa Randall

Alyssa Randall

Planning Communities, LLC
GIS Analyst & Environmental Scientist
avatar for Emi Randall, AICP

Emi Randall, AICP

Planning & Development Services of Kenton County
Director of Planning
avatar for Vincent Riscica

Vincent Riscica

Senior Planner
avatar for Cordula Robinson, Ph.D

Cordula Robinson, Ph.D

Northeastern University, CPS
avatar for Melissa Rosa

Melissa Rosa

The Baldwin Group at NOAA's Office for Coastal Management
Geospatial Specialist
avatar for Deb Rozeboom, PMP, ENP, GISP

Deb Rozeboom, PMP, ENP, GISP

Product Manager/GIS Services
avatar for Elizabeth Rubin

Elizabeth Rubin

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
avatar for Scott Rutzmoser, MES, GISP

Scott Rutzmoser, MES, GISP

Lehigh University
Sr. Geospatial Specialist
avatar for Mark Salling

Mark Salling

Levln Urban College, Cleveland State University
Urban Fellow
avatar for Jane Schafer-Kramer

Jane Schafer-Kramer

California Department of Water Resources
Geographic Data Specialist

Kevin Schultz

Franklin County, Auditor
GIS Manager
avatar for Maya Scott-Richardson, MS

Maya Scott-Richardson, MS

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
PhD Student
avatar for Veda Shankar

Veda Shankar

Senior Developer Advocate
avatar for Brooks Shannon

Brooks Shannon

Vice President of Product Management
avatar for Jacob Shipman, GISP

Jacob Shipman, GISP

Meshek & Associates, LLC
GIS Analyst

Jason Sokol, GISP

GIS Manager
avatar for Rebecca Somers, GISP

Rebecca Somers, GISP

Somers-St.Claire GIS Management Consultants
GIS Management Consultant
avatar for Toby Soto

Toby Soto

GIS Manager
avatar for Brian Sovik

Brian Sovik

Data Transfer Solutions
Vice President GIS Solutions
avatar for Sean Stasio

Sean Stasio

City & County of San Francisco
GIS/Web - MIS Division
avatar for Dr. Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg

Dr. Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg

Brandman University
Professor of GIS, Social and Environmental Sciences
avatar for Steve Steinberg, Ph.D., MPA, GISP

Steve Steinberg, Ph.D., MPA, GISP

Los Angeles County
Geospatial Information Officer
avatar for Rachel Stevenson

Rachel Stevenson

Pathways Intern
avatar for Jennifer Swift, GISP

Jennifer Swift, GISP

Spatial Sciences Institute
Associate Professor (Teaching)
avatar for James Tedrick

James Tedrick

Product Manager, Survey123 for ArcGIS
avatar for Chris Thomas

Chris Thomas

Director of Government Markets
avatar for Jacqueline Tilligkeit

Jacqueline Tilligkeit

Althouse and Meade, Inc.
Senior Environmental Scientist
avatar for Atsushi Tomita

Atsushi Tomita

Baruch College, the City University of New York
Adjunct Assistant Professor
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Planning Communities
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Bryan Townsend, GISP

Bryan Townsend, GISP

York County Government
GIS Manager

Marcello Vazquez

Clark Magnet High School
avatar for Veronica Velez

Veronica Velez

Western Washington University
Associate Professor/Director
avatar for David Vogt

David Vogt

US Census Bureau
avatar for Shawn Wampler

Shawn Wampler

City of Annapolis
GIS Coordinator
avatar for David Wasserman, AICP

David Wasserman, AICP

Fehr & Peers
Transportation Planner/Data Scientist
avatar for Kendrick Watson

Kendrick Watson

University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute
Academic Programs Director

Suzanne P. Wechsler, Ph.D, GISP

California State University Long Beach
avatar for Ed Wells

Ed Wells

Retired/URISA Past President
avatar for Martha Wells, GISP

Martha Wells, GISP

Spatial Focus, LLC
avatar for James Whitehorne

James Whitehorne

U.S. Census Bureau
Chief - Census Redistricting & Voting Rights Data Office
avatar for Laurie Williams, GISP

Laurie Williams, GISP

County of Marin
Senior Watershed Planner
avatar for Fikriyah Winata, M.S., CTT+

Fikriyah Winata, M.S., CTT+

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D Student
avatar for Richard Windisch

Richard Windisch

University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute
avatar for Eric Wittner

Eric Wittner

Product Manager - 3D and Procedural Technology
avatar for Emily Woods

Emily Woods

Clark Magnet High School
avatar for Ty Wooten, ENP

Ty Wooten, ENP

NENA: The 9-1-1 Association
Education Director
avatar for Sara Yurman, GISP

Sara Yurman, GISP

Spatial Focus LLC
Director of Information Services
avatar for Ruda Zhang, Ph.D.

Ruda Zhang, Ph.D.

University of Southern California
Postdoctoral associate